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U.S. Rep. Roe visits: Jobs, state of country are top issues

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 @ 7:18PM

NEWPORT—Jobs and the direction of the country are the biggest concerns First District U.S. Rep. Phil Roe says that he is hearing from constituents. During a visit to The Newport Plain Talk last Thursday, Roe said, “People are worried about jobs and the direction of the country…the erosion of values….

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Monday, July 4th, 2016

Baileyton Bluegrass Jam Raises Funds For Wounded Warriors

Bluegrass music mingled with sizzling temperatures and steady breezes at a fundraiser festival held in a modern RV park in...

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Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

US Rep. Phil Roe speaks at Sevier gun rally

SEVIERVILLE — The crowd of about 75 to 100 people who gathered Saturday around the Sevier County Courthouse in support...

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The Issues

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 @ 6:27AM

HEALTH CARE

As a physician with more than 30 years of experience, taking care of patients has been my life’s work. I am not a career politician, and I know firsthand that our health care system needs work. I also know that Obamacare was not the way to address the issues in…

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Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 @ 10:30PM

SECOND AMMENDMENT RIGHTS

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 @ 10:28PM

IMMIGRATION

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 @ 10:27PM

TAXES

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Congressman Phil Roe announces bid for re-election

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 @ 7:44PM

U.S. Congressman Phil Roe officially kicked off his re-election campaign Wednesday. He made the announcement before a crowd gathered at the Johnson City City Hall....